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15 - 18 June 2020

Fertility Preservation

Overview & Introduction

Melanie Davies, Chair

As cancer treatments continue to improve, the prospect of long-term survival and cure is becoming ever more a reality. Infertility is the commonest long-term adverse effect of cancer treatment. Consequently fertility preservation in cancer survivors is becoming an increasingly important aspect of our daily clinical practice. This study day will address this important area crossing the boundaries between the various disciplines involved, with talks from Clinicians, Nurses and Scientists both in the fields of Reproductive Medicine and Oncology. The course will cover the effect of cancer treatment on fertility, approaches for male and female fertility preservation, as well as the ins and outs of setting up and managing an effective fertility preservation programme.

15 June 2020

Time Session Speaker
08:50 – 09:00 Welcome
09:00 – 09:30 Cancer in young people, long term outcomes Vicky Grandage
09:30 – 10:00 The effect of cancer treatment on male fertility and sperm banking
10:00 – 10:30 The effect of cancer treatment on female fertility and an overview of female fertility preservation Richard Anderson
11:00 – 11:30 Oocyte cryopreservation Gillian Lockwood
11:30 – 12:00 Ovarian tissue preservation Sheila Lane
12:00 – 12:30 Ovarian transposition for fertility preservation. Ertan Sardogan
13:30 – 14:00 The decision making process for women considering fertility preservation Georgina Jones
14:00 – 14:30 Ovarian stimulation for oocyte cryopreservation. Yuliya Kopeika
14:30 – 15:00 Uterine transplantation Ben Jones
15:30 – 16:00 Clinical experience of a fertility preservation service- analysis of outcomes Stuart Lavery
16:00 – 16:45 Late effects of cancer treatment: early menopause and the use of HRT Melanie Davies
16:45 – Close